JJ Redick, an American basketball player who plays for the New Orleans Pelicans of NBA. He had set records for most points and most in his career and most career ACC tournament points. He was known for his free throw shootings and three-point during his college days. Redick is also a podcaster and hosts a basketball as well as an entertainment podcast for ‘The Ringer.’
As of now, Redick is an all-time leading scorer for Duke. He has also set several records for Duke. Redick signed for Philadelphia 76ers in 2017.
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Early Life & Biography
JJ Redick, an American Basketball player who was born in Tennessee to Jeanie and Ken Redick. His father also played Basketball for Ohio Wesleyan for two seasons. Redick started his basketball career with Orlando Magic as a shooting guard. He also played for Duke University. Redick is a very dedicated player and is devoted to his job.
He did his schooling from Cave Springs High School, Virginia. Redick was listed as No. 13 player in the nation and No.2 shooting guard. He did his graduation from Duke University. There he played basketball for four years and also served as captain. He earned several points while playing for Duke. Duke University and Orlando Magic was the perfect platform for Redick to develop his career. He showed his excellency in International games of basketball.
Jonathan was born in Tennessee. He got his name “JJ” because his twin sisters repeated his name ‘J.’ His got his last name ‘Clay’ as his father was a stoneware potter.
His father, Ken Redick played at Ohio Wesleyan University for two consecutive years. His twin sisters, Catie and Alyssa too played for Campbell University. His brother also played for Marshall University Football team at tight end. But unfortunately, he succumbed to injury and decided not to play further and moved to Orlando with JJ before joining Virginia Tech. Abigail, his younger sister, also played basketball for Virginia Tech. Jonathan completed his graduation from Duke University with a major in History. Redick follows Christianity. He has four tattoos of Bible verses.
He was arrested in Durham County, North Carolina for driving under alcohol influence. But was released shortly after he pleaded guilty with a charge of $1000.
Redick married his girlfriend, Chelsea Kilgore, on June 26, 2010. The couple also has two sons named Knox and Kai.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on June 24, 1984, J.J Redick is 36 years old as of today’s date 19th August 2020. His height is 1.91 m tall, and his weight is 91 kg.
JJ Redick started his career with Orlando Magic in 2006. He was questioned for his height and athletic body but later was cleared when he played for Duke, which featured his height as 6’5’’ along with the powerful features. From 2006 to 2013, he was part of Orlando Magic. Chicago Bulls signed Redick for $19 million in 2016, but Orlando magic retained Redick’s rights.
He was also traded to Milwaukee Bucks along with guard Ish Smith and forward Gustavo Ayon from Orlando Magic in 2013, but his performance suffered.
He signed a contract with the Los Angeles Clippers for $27 million. He started the first 218 games out of 219, and he also scored his then career-high 33 points in 129-127 in over Dallas Mavericks. Redick broke his career-high and single-season franchise record of 200 by making three 3-pointers against Sacramento finale to finish with 201.
Redick signed a year contract with Philadelphia 76ers for $23 million in 2017. He scored 31 points on 11-of-19 shooting and won over Indiana Pacers. Due to his leg injury, he missed seven games.
Redick re-signed with Philadelphia 76ers in 2018. He scored his 10,000th career points, in 2019, in a 131-109 win over the New Year Knicks. In 2019, Redick re-signed with New Orleans Pelicans.
Awards & Achievements
McDonald’s All American in 2002.
JJ was awarded ACC Athlete of the year in 2005, 2006.
He was Awarded Ten-time ACC player of the Week.
He was awarded John R Wooden All-American in 2006.
He was also awarded Associated Press First Team All American in 2005,2006.
Adolf F. Rupp Trophy Player of the year in 2006.
JJ was also awarded United States Basketball Writers Association’s Oscar Robertson Trophy College Basketball Co-Player of the year in 2006.
Lowe’s Senior Class Award in 2006.
Naismith College Player of the year in 2006.
James E. Sullivan Award in 2005.
Net Worth & Salary of J.J Redick in 2020
JJ Redick, American basketball player’s main income is from the money he receives from the NBA team. He played multiple times with them. Redick signed a huge deal with Philadelphia 76ers in 2017. As of August 2020, He has an estimated net worth of $30 million, and As per the contract, he received an astounding amount of $6 million. He was one of the 12th most paid players in the NBA.
Among his other source of income, Redick was traded Milwaukee Bucks to LA Clippers with a huge contract worth $27 million in 2013. According to the deal, he received every season an amount of $6.5 million.
Apart from his income, Redick owns an astonishing house in Dumbo, near Brooklyn, New York City. His penthouse worth $4.25 million. In addition to his home Redick, also owns several cars. He has an Audi, a Mercedes, a Lamborghini Aventador. All his vehicles are summing up to worth $2 million.
JJ Redick is a tremendous American basketball Player who scored several points and remained to be one of the NBA’s best long-distance shooters with a percentage of 42% from behind the three-point line. He accomplished immense popularity being associated with basketball. He has several followers on social media sites.